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Possible Texting & Driving Law Coming to Arizona in 2013?

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Texting and driving is undeniably a dangerous practice. Distraction.gov figures show that there is a 23 times greater chance for a texting driver to get into an accident than for a non-texting driver. Despite the clear dangers of texting while driving, Arizona is one of only a handful of states that allow texting while driving. After the new year, however, lawmakers likely will begin debating the merits of a texting while driving ban in Arizona. According to KTAR, a state Sen.-elect Steve Farley, D-Tucson, said he will reintroduce legislation in 2013 to ban texting behind the wheel. The House has repeatedly rejected such proposals. Our Phoenix injury attorneys urge Arizona lawmakers to pass the texting and driving bans so that drivers throughout the state will know that it ...

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